Main definitions of bohemia in English

: bohemia1Bohemia2

bohemia1

noun

  • Socially unconventional, artistic people and the areas they frequent, viewed collectively.

    ‘Frances couch-surfs around what remains of New York City's bohemia’
    ‘one of the legendary figures of London's literary bohemia’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from bohemian, on the model of Bohemia.

Pronunciation

bohemia

/bōˈhēmēə//boʊˈhimiə/

Main definitions of bohemia in English

: bohemia1Bohemia2

Bohemia2

proper noun

  • A region that forms the western part of the Czech Republic. Formerly a Slavic kingdom, it became a province in the newly formed Czechoslovakia by the Treaty of Versailles in 1919.

Pronunciation

Bohemia

/boʊˈhimiə//bōˈhēmēə/